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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Australia Day Ambassador & Breakfast

(District Council of Cleve)
19 December 2018 4:34pm

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Notice of Works - South of Mt Barker Creek Trail

(Mount Barker District Council)
19 December 2018 4:23pm

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The Lights Community & Sports Centre Timelapse

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 December 2018 3:14pm

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Cooking with solid fuel fires on total fire ban days

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
19 December 2018 3:00pm
The District Council of Loxton Waikerie will not be issuing any Schedule 10 Fire permits for the purpose of cooking with solid fuel fires in the event that Christmas Day or any other day is declared a Total Fire Ban. This will include charcoal BBQ’s, Weber’s, Spit’s etc. The use of electric and gas BBQ’s and weber’s are permitted as long as they are within 15m of a domestic premises and someone is in attendance at all times with water and a fire extinguisher available.

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Toilet block takes shape

(Whyalla Council)
19 December 2018 2:54pm
The existing female toilets at Ada Ryan Gardens will be closed for the next two days.

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Proposed Intermittent Road Closures - Elizabeth Street, Nicholls Terrace and Sweeney Terrace - Woodville West

(City of Charles Sturt)
19 December 2018 2:48pm
Written public comment is now available for this proposal

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter December 18 2018

(Coorong District Council)
19 December 2018 2:00pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter December 18 2018

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Christmas Day BBQ Information

(Campbelltown City Council)
19 December 2018 1:35pm
Find out about Christmas Day BBQs and fire safety for the predicted hot conditions.

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Property owners reminded to maintain entertaining areas

(Wattle Range Council)
19 December 2018 1:30pm

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More grant chances

(Whyalla Council)
19 December 2018 12:17pm
Council has increased the amount of Community Grants rounds

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Cooking Outdoors over the Christmas and the New Year

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 December 2018 12:04pm
If you are planning to cook outdoors for your Christmas or New Year celebrations, you need to be aware of what fuel is safest and allowed on days of a Total Fire Ban. Gas and electric BBQs and cookers can be used throughout summer in accordance to safe operational practices. Click here to read more...

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Meadows Non Drinking Water Supply Interruption - Emergency Repairs

(Mount Barker District Council)
19 December 2018 10:54pm

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Mayor's Christmas Message

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 December 2018 10:18pm
Each year we enter what we call the "Christmas Season”. Each one is different. Each one is special. Christmas, like no other time of year, is a time when families get together.

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Christmas / New Year Waste Collection

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 December 2018 10:17pm
There will be no bin collection Christmas Day Tuesday 25th December, 2018.

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Christmas / New Year Office and Council Facilities Closures

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 December 2018 10:17pm
Over the Christmas / New Year period the following closures will apply:

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Early Educator Recognised in Memorial Award

(Wattle Range Council)
19 December 2018 09:30am

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Christmas Closure 2018-2019

(The Berri Barmera Council)
19 December 2018 09:30am

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Drought Services to Support Farm Families

(Karoonda-East Murray)
19 December 2018 09:18am

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Christmas and New Year Waste Collection Schedule

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 December 2018 09:17am
Christmas and New Year’s Waste Collections - Wheelie Bins and Hard Refuse

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Go gas or electric this Christmas holiday season to ensure your BBQ is not a turkey

(Mount Barker District Council)
19 December 2018 09:16am
With temperatures set to soar, the CFS have issued the following media release regarding the use of BBQ's on days of high temperatures.

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2019 Refuse & Recycling Brochure

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
19 December 2018 09:10am
Please see attached the 2019 Refuse & Recycling Brochure

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Festive Season Operating Hours 2018-2019

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 December 2018 08:57am

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Kilburn Fruit Fly Quarantine Ended

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 December 2018 4:45pm

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Sports Person of the Year Awards

(City of Port Lincoln)
18 December 2018 4:30pm

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Be Part Of An Entertaining Conversation this February

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 December 2018 4:26pm

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Council pursues $1 million drought funding

(Wakefield Regional Council)
18 December 2018 4:03pm
Mayor Rodney Reid said applications for the proposed programs would be compiled as quickly as possible.

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Minutes 17 December 2018

(District Council of Grant)
18 December 2018 3:32pm
The Council minutes of 17 December 2018 are now available

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Alexandrina Heritage Advisory Committee

(Alexandrina Council)
18 December 2018 2:24pm
Expressions of Interest sought

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Amy's Zero Waste Lifestyle

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 December 2018 12:35pm

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Ordinary Council Meeting - 17 December 2018 Reconvening

(Adelaide Plains Council)
18 December 2018 12:02pm
Please be advised that the December Ordinary Council Meeting will reconvene at 10:30am on Thursday 20 December 2018 at the Mallala Council Chambers to complete items on the agenda not yet dealt with.

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Draw your dream playground

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 December 2018 11:59am

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3D Colouring at the Naracoorte Public Library

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 December 2018 11:54am
Come along and join in the school holiday fun at the Naracoorte Public Library - 3D Colouring

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Employment Opportunities - NOW OPEN

(Karoonda-East Murray)
18 December 2018 11:25am

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Naracoorte Swimming Lake - Responsibility Code

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 December 2018 11:20am
To ensure the safety of everyone using the Naracoorte Swimming Lake ensure you comply with the Swimming Lake Responsibility Code:

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Mayor thanks volunteers

(Whyalla Council)
18 December 2018 11:06am
Whyalla Mayor Clare McLaughlin has praised Carols in the Park

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Media Release - Outdoor Christmas Movie Night

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
18 December 2018 10:52pm

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Changes to Mobile Garbage Bin Collection - Christmas Day

(Kingston District Council)
18 December 2018 10:25pm

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2019 Australia Day Award Winners Announced

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
18 December 2018 10:18pm
Congratulations Eileen, Jade and Tumby Bay Progress Association!

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MEDIA RELEASE - Former Tennis Legend to present at the Sports Presentation Night

(City of Port Lincoln)
18 December 2018 09:31am

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New Years Eve Temporary Dry Zones

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
18 December 2018 09:13am
From 9pm on 31st December 2018 to 8am on 1st January 2019

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Summer 2018/19 Newsletter

(Northern Areas Council)
17 December 2018 4:50pm

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Media Release - 4Shore Skate Park League

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
17 December 2018 4:37pm

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Annual Report 2017 - 2018

(Adelaide Plains Council)
17 December 2018 3:53pm
Adelaide Plains Council is excited to deliver its 2017/18 Annual Report. Click here for more information.

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2018/19 Community Capital Infrastructure Program recipients announced

(Kangaroo Island Council)
17 December 2018 3:34pm
Council’s 2018/19 Community Capital Infrastructure Grant Program (CCIGP) will invest up to $112,346 into five infrastructure projects spread across the Island.

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Save the Date - Australia Day January 26

(Roxby Council)
17 December 2018 3:11pm

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When's the next Council meeting? See all the dates for 2019.

(Wakefield Regional Council)
17 December 2018 3:10pm

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Festive Season Information

(Northern Areas Council)
17 December 2018 2:57pm

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Council Office & Library Closures over the Holiday Period

(Tatiara District Council)
17 December 2018 2:24pm

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Office Hours over Christmas and New Year

(Roxby Council)
17 December 2018 2:24pm

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2019 Waste Collection Calendar now available

(Roxby Council)
17 December 2018 2:01pm

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Mount Compass Recreation Park

(Alexandrina Council)
17 December 2018 12:52pm
Important community space moves closer to construction

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Coorong celebrates Australia Day winners

(Coorong District Council)
17 December 2018 12:09pm

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2019 Australia Day Awards

(District Council of Cleve)
17 December 2018 12:05pm
Winners Announced

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Mayoral Christmas Message

(Wattle Range Council)
17 December 2018 11:56am

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Mayoral Christmas Message

(Wattle Range Council)
17 December 2018 11:47am

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Summer Holidays Photo Competition

(Renmark Paringa Council)
17 December 2018 11:42am

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Mayor's Message

(District Council of Cleve)
17 December 2018 11:23am

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Christmas bin pickups

(Whyalla Council)
17 December 2018 10:01pm
Pick-ups for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday go back one day.

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2019 Australia Day Award winners announced

(Wattle Range Council)
17 December 2018 10:00pm

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Clare Main Street Renewal - Media Release

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
17 December 2018 09:12am

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Christmas Closures

(Campbelltown City Council)
17 December 2018 00:00am
The Council Office, Depot and Library will be closed from 12:30pm on 23 December 2018 and will reopen on 2 January 2019.

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Holiday Waste Collections

(Campbelltown City Council)
17 December 2018 00:00am
Find out how your kerbside waste collection will be impacted this festive season.

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Fox Beach Dune Erosion Assessment Report

(District Council of Robe)
14 December 2018 4:46pm

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Hooper Beach Dune Erosion Assessment Report

(District Council of Robe)
14 December 2018 4:44pm

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Media Release - Flinders View Park Playground Closure

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
14 December 2018 3:53pm

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Daniel Court Mount Barker Footpath Works

(Mount Barker District Council)
14 December 2018 3:34pm

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Wattle Road Retaining Wall

(Mount Barker District Council)
14 December 2018 3:30pm

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$10 Green Waste Drop-off Day

(City of Charles Sturt)
14 December 2018 3:09pm
Need to tidy up your yard before Christmas?

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Minister Speirs $70M for Basin Plan

(Alexandrina Council)
14 December 2018 3:05pm
Funds announced for the Coorong-Lower Lakes

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Wildlife warriors at Maritime Museum

(Whyalla Council)
14 December 2018 2:45pm
If you're looking for something to do over the holidays

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Solar Farm Project Update

(The Berri Barmera Council)
14 December 2018 2:22pm
An update on the proposed Berri Solar Farm was presented to Council’s Strategy, Assets and Major Projects Committee on 11th December 2018 which provided Elected Members with a review of the project and signalled intended activities planned for the New Year.

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Community Development Employment Opportunity

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
14 December 2018 12:35pm
Do you have a passion for community engagement? Apply now!

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Kimba Mayor warns of ‘catastrophic’ approach to local government reform

(District Council of Kimba)
14 December 2018 12:31pm
Fears current reform focus may have detrimental impact on sustainability of rural councils

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Arno Bay Today

(District Council of Cleve)
14 December 2018 11:57am
December 2018 Edition

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What’s Junk Good For? A JunkBot!

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 December 2018 10:50pm

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2019 Waste Collection Calendar

(Campbelltown City Council)
14 December 2018 10:12pm
Our 2019 waste collection calendar is now available. Find out how to get your copy.

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Update on Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) in Port River

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 December 2018 10:00pm

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Holiday closure

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
14 December 2018 09:20am

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January Committee & Council Meetings

(Tatiara District Council)
14 December 2018 00:00am

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Mayor praises pageant

(Whyalla Council)
13 December 2018 4:24pm
The 2018 rescheduled pageant and after pageant fair have been hailed a success

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Agenda 17 December 2018

(District Council of Grant)
13 December 2018 4:05pm
The Council Agenda for Monday 17 December 2018 is now available

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Council Meeting Wrap December 2018

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
13 December 2018 3:52pm

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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE – MUNDOORA COMMUNITY SPORTS CLUB CHRISTMAS EVE PARTY

(Barunga West Council)
13 December 2018 3:49pm
This notice is to advise the following Temporary Road Closure That Council exercises its powers pursuant to Section 33 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 and Clause F of the Instrument of General Approval of the Minister dated 22 August 2013 to: Pursuant to Section 33(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1961, declare that the event described below (“the roads”) is an event to which Section 33 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 applies; and Pursuant to Section 33(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1961, make an order directing that The Roads on which the Event are to be held and any adjacent or joining roads specified below, be closed to traffic: South Street Mundoora between the hours of 12.00pm to 12.00am on Monday 24 December 2018 for the purpose of Mundoora Community Sports Club Christmas Eve Party. ANDREW COLE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Short Term Dry Zones New Years Eve

(Copper Coast Council)
13 December 2018 3:21pm
Notice is hereby given that there will be short-term dry zones enforced from 12 noon on 31st December 2018 to 7.00am on 1st January 2019, prohibiting the possession and consumption of liquor within the Wallaroo, North Beach, Moonta Bay and Port Hughes foreshore areas.

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Statement Regarding Election Result in Outer Harbor Ward

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
13 December 2018 1:54pm

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CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS 2018

(Barunga West Council)
13 December 2018 12:25pm
Wishing all residents a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Barunga West Council Both Pt Broughton and Bute Offices OPEN 24th December CLOSED 25th CLOSED 26th OPEN 27th OPEN 28th CLOSED 31st Dec CLOSED 1st Jan

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Waste Transfer Station Closure - 13/12/18

(District Council of Grant)
13 December 2018 11:59am
Due to weather the Waste Transfer Station at Port MacDonnell and Carpenter Rocks will be closed today (13/12/18). We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Dry zones for 2018-2019

(District Council of Elliston)
13 December 2018 11:47am
Elliston, Port Kenny and Venus Bay Gazetted dry zones

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Drought Information Pack

(Wudinna District Council)
13 December 2018 11:36am

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Council invites applications for Financial Assistance Grants funds

(Wattle Range Council)
13 December 2018 10:28pm

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Holiday Time: Slow Down, Kids Around

(District Council of Grant)
13 December 2018 09:40am
The Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation “Holiday Time: Slow Down, Kids Around” program returns to Limestone Coast Councils

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PUBLIC CONSULTATION - Amendment to Community Land Management Plan and Proposed Lease

(Adelaide Plains Council)
13 December 2018 09:13am
Council is inviting written submissions on the following proposals. Amendment of Community Land Management Plan 1 Council is proposing to amend its Community Land Management Plan 1 – Major Sport and Recreation Precinct. Pursuant to section 197 and 198 of the Local Government Act 1999, Council is required to undertake public consultation. Proposed Lease of Mallala Oval Campground Council is proposing to grant a 20 year lease to the Mallala Lions Club over portion of Allotments 20 DP 95617 in CT6163/218 and 20 DP95617 in CT 6163/218 incorporating the toilet/shower block, CWMS Pumping Station and skate park. Pursuant to Section 202(2) of the Local Government Act 1999, Council is required to undertake public consultation.

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2017/2018 Annual Report

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
13 December 2018 09:04am
Adopted 11 December 2018

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Waste collection over Christmas / New Year Period

(Tatiara District Council)
13 December 2018 08:47am
Know when your bins will be collected!

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Road Closure - Monash CFS Carols and Hayride 2018

(The Berri Barmera Council)
12 December 2018 4:29pm

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Australia Day Road Closure

(District Council of Robe)
12 December 2018 3:42pm

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Membership of the Robe Cemetery Advisory Group Expressions of Interest

(District Council of Robe)
12 December 2018 3:39pm

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Council snippets, know your councillor, capital works program are just a few of the topics covered in the December newsletter

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
12 December 2018 3:35pm

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Community Newsletter - December 2018

(District Council of Grant)
12 December 2018 2:09pm
The December issue of the Community Newsletter is now available.

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter December 12 2018

(Coorong District Council)
12 December 2018 2:02pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter December 12 2018

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